Month: July 2015

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The Japanese Internment of WWII – Their story in pictures – Part III – Transportation

After Pearl Harbor, Japanese-Americans were relocated to internment camps for the duration of WWII. They were considered enemy aliens even though many had lived in America for years. Photographer Russell Lee took photographs of  their relocation in April and May of 1942 in the pictures below. (See Japanese for additional photographs of this internment. Reception camps were […]